Click Here to download ERS-2014-08-20 #372 It’s beginning to feel a little more like summer as temperatures rise as well as humidity this week. But hey, I’m not complaining. It’s been an awesome summer, I’m just sad to see it winding down. Only a week or so before the kids go back to school and Football starts, which to me is a little exciting. Those of you already in NY for the IAEC Dinner Cruise have a great time and take lots of photos. News/Article Links: Elevator Riders RC Supports “Tinley Wish” Wait no more Cathedral elevators to be updated Walkway elevator shut down again More on above Houston family stalled in Dillards elevator Elevator mechanic dies in Atlantic City OSHA Investigates above accident Partners Group agrees to $450 min elevator parts deal Bulgaria: Elevator accident linked to poor maintenance DIY Hill climber crash injures 3 people in Canada Boston: Firefighters respond to stalled elevator MCE IBox Unknown Fault Worker reports injuries after elevator incident Safety tips for your kids Six-year old injured after 16ft escalator fall EW Unplugged Photo of the week Elevator History Museum in News SPCA urges pet owners to keep dogs of escalators Scary Elevator Prank goes wrong Maxton releases new product ALS Challenges Gone Bad ALS Website Charity Website
Sad news to report today, an elevator technician died in a work related accident last week. This is a strong reminder that the work that many of you do each and every day is extremely dangerous. Be careful out there and make sure you’re doing everything possible to ensure that you and those you work with each day come home safely. Let this tragedy be your daily reminder to talk about safety each and every morning before you start working on equipment. Take the time today to visit http://safety.elevator-world.com/ as Elevator World has done an excellent job at providing safety related materials. For those of you in the US, enjoy your Independence Day and take a moment to remember those who have and are still defending our freedom! Those of you in Canada, Happy Canada Day! Be safe if you're traveling.
News Links: Five hours of drama in Toronto: Elevator Tech Plunges Trying to Free Trapped Passengers Elevator repairman mourned Man damages hotel elevator while trapped…from trapped elevator to jail he goes… Fall into elevator shaft in Yorktown causes injury High-wire elevator job takes unique training Elevator World’s Production Department at Work New Yorkers come to the financial rescue of a cat hurt in an elevator Pensobscot Narrows Observation Elevator Reopens Woman in wheelchair stranded by broken elevator in apartment building Ben Shelef appears on The Space Show County jail repaired The newscaster in your elevator Skies not the limit for Canadian space elevator proponent Next stop…..Antarctica City may soon repair elevators Otis Lifts vehicles to 94th floor of tallest building in China Newfoundlander and her husband piloting space elevator to stars Pedway News…..Airport pedway opening… High-end condo project on hold Court date over complaints concerning apartment building LA Airport authorities proposed budget pinches pennies NYC Hotel Creates Elevator to Heaven & Hell